Cristina Simeanu

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THE ASSESSMENT OF TURIST FLOW IN IAŞI COUNTY'S TOURISTIC AND AGROTOURISTIC BOARDING HOUSES

Cristina Simeanu, D. Simeanu, B. Păsărin

Abstract
   The aim of this study was to investigate the tourist flow in Iasi county's touristic and agrotouristic boarding houses using commons tourist flow indicators, such as the average number of tourists (Nt), the average length of accommodation (La), and the tourist traffic density (D) depending on the types of tourists. Our research was carried on considering the registered data between 2010 and 2014. The investigated tourist flow indicators shown the following results: the average number of Romanian tourists in touristic boarding houses was higher than in agrotouristic's (46.94 and 18.48); in the same time, the average number of foreign tourists in touristic boarding houses was higher than in agrotouristic's (2.03 and 0.32). The average length of accommodation (La) for Romanian tourist in touristic boarding houses was lower than in agrotouristic's (1.56 and 1.82 days). The average length of accommodation (La) for foreign tourist followed the same trend as for Romanian tourist, being lower in touristic boarding houses than in agrotouristic's (2.77 and 3.84 days, respectively). The tourist traffic density (D) was lower in tourist boarding houses than in agrotouristic's (0,018 and 0,106 tourists).

Key words: tourists; accommodation; tourist traffic density

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